Whoa! Watch A Spectacular Supercell Take Form In Wyoming
@ClimateDesk @Lachlan Donald actual photo of a storm in Wyoming http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/capital-weather-gang/wp/2014/05/19/wow-wyoming-surreal-supercell-thunderstorm-time-lapse-photos-and-video/ … … pic.twitter.com/7yCLq5qwLQ
Supercell is the name given to a continuously rotating updraft deep within a severe thunderstorm (a mesocyclone) and looks downright scary. They are usually isolated storms, which can last for hours, and sometimes can split in two, with one storm going to the left of the wind and one to the right.